Streetwise French (Book + 1 CD): Speak and Understand Everyday French (Streetwise...Series)

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9780071478748: Streetwise French (Book + 1 CD): Speak and Understand Everyday French (Streetwise...Series)

The next best thing to a year abroad . . .

Streetwise French with Audio CD offers you a unique opportunity to learn first-hand how French is actually spoken. With the help of more than 25 everyday dialogues performed by native speakers, you pick up on the idioms, colloquialisms, slang, and vulgarisms currently used by people from all walks of life. Fascinating features help explain the cultural attitudes behind many expressions. And exercises enable you to flex your comprehension and conversational skills.

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Learn the French of the streets or you might faire du gaffe*

Get a grand tour of everyday French as it's spoken in the Francophone world. With the help of thirty dialogues on an audio CD, enacted by native speakers, it clues you in on the idioms, colloquialisms, slang, and vulgarisms currently used by French speakers of all walks of life, from Paris to Perpignan, from Lyon to Le Mans.

Streetwise French with Audio CD helps you speak the Gallic language without un pépin (a hitch) by providing:

  • An overview of signature words differentiating speakers across the Francophone world
  • Engaging exercises that let you test your comprehension and polish your French skills
  • Vocabulary lists and a mini dictionary

Just a taste of what you'll find inside:

baratiner to hit on
faire une scène create a scene
les tablettes de chocolat abs, six-pack
Tu parles! So what!
boire un coup to have a drink
l'internaute web surfer
C'est vache! That sucks!
faire la bise to kiss on both cheeks
á la tienne Cheers!

* put your foot in it

About the Author:

Isabelle Rodrigues and Ted Neather are experienced authors and university lecturers.

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